Psychologist Job Description
The following is a full job description for Psychologist. Here are the requirements and responsibilities for Psychologist along with statistics. If after reading this page you determine that Psychologist is not the position you are looking for, you may want to try one of these similar titles: Organizational Psychologist, Counseling Psychologist - Higher Ed.
Requirements and Responsibilities For Psychologist
Evaluates patients for mental, emotional or behavioral disorders. Diagnoses disorders, including nature and extent, and determines the appropriate course of treatment for the patient. Uses talk therapy to treat patient illness or distress, cannot prescribe medication. Requires an advanced degree and a license to practice. May require at least 2-4 years of psychology experience. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. May report to a medical director. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
Also Referred to as: Physician - Psychology, Psychologist, Doctor - Psychology
Similar Jobs:  Organizational Psychologist, Counseling Psychologist - Higher Ed.
Level of Education:  Psychologist Salaries with a Bachelor's Degree, Psychologist Salaries with a Master's Degree or MBA, Psychologist Salaries with a JD, MD, PhD or Equivalent
Categories:  Healthcare -- Practitioners, Biotechnology, Pharmaceuticals
Industries:  Biotechnology, Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals,
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